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Ali Kadhim Nassir Al-Tameemi (Arabic: علي كاظم ناصر التميمي‎), 1 January 1949 – 2 January 2018) was an Iraqi football striker who played for Iraq in the 1972 AFC Asian Cup & 1976 AFC Asian Cup. He also played for Al Zawraa. He held Iraq's goal record with 35 goals in his time, until Hussein Saeed broke it in 1982. He's also Ali Adnan Kadhim's uncle, the Iraqi international who plays for the Serie A club Udinese.

Ali Kadhim
Personal information
Full name Ali Kadhim
Date of birth (1949-01-01)1 January 1949
Place of birth Iraq
Date of death 2 January 2018(2018-01-02) (aged 69)
Place of death Baghdad, Iraq
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1982 Al Zawraa
National team
1970–1980 Iraq 82 (35)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After a long illness, Kadhim died right after his 69th birthday.[1]

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  1. ^ "Obituary: Ali Kadhim". 2 January 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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